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Affordable New York Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the most affordable (high acceptance rate) New York colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in high level in recent years. Long Island University has the highest acceptance rate as of 85.01% for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have high acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the tightest acceptance rates in New York.
Affordable New York Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Long Island University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBrookville, NY
85.01%14,34112,1911,1559.47%
2Pace University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
82.87%24,90220,6361,7898.67%
3SUNY Buffalo State
Public, 4 or more yearsBuffalo, NY
80.07%13,31310,6601,62815.27%
4CUNY New York City College of Technology
Public, 4 or more yearsBrooklyn, NY
79.07%21,52517,0202,89817.03%
5St John's University-New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsQueens, NY
75.07%27,91720,9562,0829.94%
6Rochester Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRochester, NY
73.86%21,92816,1963,11919.26%
7SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
Public, 4 or more yearsAlfred, NY
71.72%5,9824,2901,01123.57%
8The New School
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
69.10%8,7016,0121,23920.61%
9Syracuse University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSyracuse, NY
68.72%32,00521,9943,49915.91%
10Hofstra University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHempstead, NY
69.11%24,06216,6301,3908.36%